iQIYI Celebrates Halloween With Special Thriller Treats For Filipino Fans This October
Horror and mystery thrillers couldn’t be more timely with Halloween being just around the bend. iQIYI delights K-drama fans with special treats this October.
As a leading video streaming app with a vast array of new and exclusive Asian contents, iQIYI, prepares an exciting line up of suspenseful series for Filipino Hallyu aficionados this October.
The exciting choices are all available for binge-watching on iQIYI’s website at iQ.com and on the platform’s free mobile application.
“We are excited to release new titles that Filipinos will surely love to watch. Our thrilling line up of horror shows will bring some excitement to your stay-at-home Halloween plans. For those who can’t stand the suspense, be prepared to be swept off your feet with new romantic programmes featuring some of your favorite Asian stars,” said Sherwin Dela Cruz, Country Manager of iQIYI Philippines.
Suspense Thriller Dramas
Missing: The Other Side (Finale October 11)
The story depicts the haunting mystery about how thousands of missing people are found dead in a ghost village.
Actors Heo Joon Ho, Go Soo and Ahn So Hee portray the lead characters in this series.
My Dangerous Wife (Premiered October 5)
The story revolves around a husband who has grown dissatisfied and unhappy with his married life. He appears gentle and sweet towards his wife, but he secretly engages in an extra-marital affair. Urged by his mistress, he devises a dark plan to get rid of his wife by poisoning her. However, she gets mysteriously abducted just before he is about to execute his sinister plot.
This crime and mystery drama stars veteran actors Kim Jung Eun and Choi Won-young.
Tale Of The Nine-Tailed (Premiered October 7)
The drama shows a crossover between the mystical and mortal worlds. It follows the story of a producer who goes after a mythical nine-tailed fox who lives in the city.
A star-studded line up including Lee Dong Wook, Jo Bo Ah and Kim Bum will bring life to this fantasy thriller.
Search (Premieres October 17)
Set in the demilitarized zone between the two Korean nations, Search delves into a survival story where people are mysteriously being killed. A search party is organized to investigate on the bewildering disappearances and murders which happens to be the doing of a monstrous creature.
Top-billed on this sci-fi drama are Jang Dong Yoon and f(x)’s Krystal Jung
The Spies Who Loved Me (Premieres October 21)
With a rare formula of suspense thriller uniquely combined with romantic comedy, this series is sure to make you laugh but promises to take you at the edge of your seat. It follows the journey woman whose love life unexpectedly entangles her in the world of espionage.
Versatile actors Yoo In Na, Eric Mun and Lim Ju Hwan take the lead roles in this series.
BONUS: Thriller Korean Movies
Intruder, top-billed by Song Ji-Hyo is a suspenseful film about a traumatized architect whose missing sister suddenly reappears after 25 years.
Next, crime thriller Beasts Clawing at Straws, threads on the story of eight strangers who become entangled with each other. That is after they find a mysterious bag of money in a sauna.
Saccharine and scary meets in horror-romcom Spellbound. It stars Crash Landing on You star Son Ye Jin as a ghost-seeing woman. A magician, portrayed by Lee Min Ki falls in love with her.
A Peek To Upcoming K-Dramas
Upcoming Korean titles soon to be launched on iQIYI include Birthcare Center, about an executive who stays in a postnatal care center after giving birth and bonds with other women she meets there.
Live On, a romance story in which a high school girl and the head of the school’s broadcasting club (Hwang Min-hyun from boy group NU’EST) uncover the identity of a mysterious figure who is trying to expose parts of her past she wants to hide.
Founded in 2010 by Chinese multinational technology company Baidu, iQIYI has steadily introduced Korean dramas and movies, original Chinese variety shows and Japanese anime on its platform, to cater to its growing millennial following beyond China, especially in Southeast Asia.
Go Premium With iQIYI
iQIYI offers an affordable and flexible subscription plan. Viewers who prefer to access fresh, exclusive content as it drops can sign up for a Standard VIP account at PHP129 or for a Premium VIP account at PHP249. Older content is available for free via iQIYI’s website at iQ.com or on the platform’s free mobile application which can be downloaded from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.
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